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Could wooden mats be the solution to brutal winter highways in the North?

Could wooden mats be the solution to brutal winter highways in the North?

Northern Policy Institute weighs in on the impact of climate change on winter roads
<b>OPINION:</b> Can the government help Canada's most vulnerable population amid a pandemic?

OPINION: Can the government help Canada's most vulnerable population amid a pandemic?

Indigenous populations are often overlooked when discussing vulnerable communities during COVID-19, NPI says
<b>OPINION:</b> An argument for shopping local online

OPINION: An argument for shopping local online

Shopping out of boredom may help stimulate the economy, but it can have negative impacts on the environment
Ontarians expected to explore their own backyard this summer

Ontarians expected to explore their own backyard this summer

International travel restrictions will hinder the influx of tourists visiting Northern Ontario this year
The difference between social and physical distancing

The difference between social and physical distancing

In combating COVID-19 citizens across the globe are being asked to socially and/or physically distance themselves in order to flatten the curve.
The case for immigration post-COVID-19

The case for immigration post-COVID-19

Northern Ontario communities should not overlook the continued importance of immigration success: Northern Policy Institute
How National Occupation Codes can help the north support employment, and immigrants

How National Occupation Codes can help the north support employment, and immigrants

Positive steps were made earlier this year to maximize the value of international talent to Canadian labour markets, NPI says
Are two health units enough for the north?

Are two health units enough for the north?

NPI argues that while the amalgamation may add efficiency in southern Ontario, in the north it could result in losses in both service quality and delivery
Pitfalls and progress in treating northern Ontario's opioid crisis

Pitfalls and progress in treating northern Ontario's opioid crisis

Northern Ontario faces unique barriers in addressing the opioid crisis, making the issue particularly severe
No shortage of wheat, hops and yeast up north

No shortage of wheat, hops and yeast up north

Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass, come to Northern Ontario and have no fear!